Waiting for Normal

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  • Hardcover
  • 290 pages
  • Waiting for Normal
  • Leslie Connor
  • English
  • 12 November 2018
  • 0060890894

About the Author: Leslie Connor

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Waiting for Normal School Library Journal Best Book ALA Notable Children s Book New York Public Library s One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Cooperative Children s Book Center Choice Connecticut Book Award Winner American Library Association Schneider Family Book Award WinnerThis poignant and joyful novel is filled with meaningful moments and emotional resonance.Addie is waiting for normal But Addie s mother has an all or nothing approach to life a food fiesta or an empty pantry, her way or no way.Addie s mother is bipolar, and she often neglects Addie All or nothing never adds up to normal, and it can t bring Addie home, where she wants to be with her half sisters and her stepfather But Addie never stops hoping that one day, maybe, she ll find normal A heroine with spunk and spirit offers an inspiring lesson in perseverance and hope First rate Kirkus Reviews starred review New Read Kindle ePUB Waiting for Normal By Leslie Connor – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Waiting for Normal

  1. Betsy says:

    Once in a while a reviewer of children s books likes to sit down and reassess their occupation Here I am I am an adult and I review books for kids And most of the time I really enjoy it I just have a fabulous time reading all these children s books and then spouting off opinions about why you should or shouldn t hand em off to the youngsters But in the end I am still an adult and my opinion is that of someone over the age of 25 A lot of people in my position have a hard time separating th Once in a while a reviewer of children s bo...

  2. Claire says:

    I ve been hearing great things about this book, so perhaps my hopes were too high This book irked me in the same way as The Higher Power of Lucky did cutesy, too good to be true, innocent kids in hard knock lives just drive me nuts Addie is on the brink of puberty, has severe dyslexia, and lives with her unmedicated, bipolar mom in a trailer in a grim co...

  3. Elise (TheBookishActress) says:

    Sometimes books come along that hit us in that specific way, where we end the book feeling run over by a train This book is that for me I don t know if it s objectively the best book ever written, and I don t care either Addie lives with her neglectful mother in a trailer by the train tracks Her ex stepfather, Dwight, has been awarded custody of her two baby sisters, and she misses them with all her heart Addie is such a real character She s optimistic, but she s not unreasonable She know Sometimes books come along that hit us in that specific way, where we end the book feeling run over by a train This book is that for me I don t know if it s objectively the best book ever written, and I don t care either Addie lives with her neglectful...

  4. Aryana Parmar says:

    OMG, I know two people on Goodreads are going to yell at me for finishing this book but I really couldn t resist I seriously could not put this book down It was such a deep story, I m actually crying right now Seriously I love this author and I loved the book an...

  5. Cara says:

    It was refreshing to read Addie s story Too many protagonist her age seem I don t know unlikable, but Addie is different First of all I should say that I liked Addie to pieces I could only wish I could have been good of a kid as she is Addie always seem to be walking on eggshells even though she doesn t know it at first Her mom which she calls Mommers is an all or nothing person, which bring the both of them lots of problems At the beginning of the book we see her and her mom movin It was refreshing to read Addie s story Too many protagonist her age seem I don t know unlikable, but Addie is different First of all I should say that I liked Addie to pieces I could only wish I could have been good of a kid as she is Addie always seem to be walking on eggshells even though she doesn t know it at first Her mom which she calls Mommers is an all or nothing person, which bring the both of them lots of problems At the beginning of the book we see her and her mom moving into a small trailer that her stepfather Dwight is letting them live in Before all this happened she use to live in a house with her mom, Dwight who she really sees as her father since her biological father died when she was small and her half sisters Brynna and Katie Of course though, mistakes that her mother made changed all that.I was surprised by how resilient Addie is a...

  6. Marika Gillis says:

    This little gem of a novel will tug at your heartstrings Twelve year old Addie lives in a trailer in Schenectady, NY and her family is hard to follow like a road that keeps taking twists and turns Addie s mother divorced Addie s ex stepfather, Dwight, two years earlier and Dwight has custody of Addie s two half sisters Addie s real father died when she was young and her dad s dad, Grandio, lives nearby Sound like a modern day family or what Since Addie is not Dwight s birth child, she This little gem of a novel will tug at your heartstrings Twelve year old Addie lives in a trailer in Schenectady, NY and her family is hard to follow like a road that keeps taking twists and turns Addie s mother divorced Addie s ex stepfather, Dwight, two years earlier and Dwight has custody of Addie s two half sisters Addie s real father died when she was young and her dad s dad, Grandio, lives nearby Sound like a modern day family or what Since A...

  7. Tracey says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Children s fiction realistic fiction ages 10 14 A moving story about 12 year old Addie s attempts to make the best of her new living situation as she and her dysfunctional mom she reminds me a lot of the mother in Jeannette Walls The Glass Castle move into a trailer following a divorce Addie makes friends quickly with the kids at school as well as with her neighbors at the the gas station convenience store across the street Soula, a woman fighting a losing battle with cancer, and Elliot Children s fiction realistic fiction ages 10 14 A moving story about 12 year old Addie s attempts to make the best of her new living situation as she and her dysfunctional mom she reminds me a lot of the mother in Jeannette Walls The Glass Castle move into a trailer following a divorce Addie makes friends quickly with the kids at school as well as with her neighbors at the the gas station convenience store across the street Soula, a woman fighting a losing battle with cancer, and Elliot, the man that helps Soula manage the store and also happens to be gay Though it wouldn t seem likely for Addie s mother to get a happy ending, the story closes on a hopeful note, with Addie eventually being adop...

  8. Josiah says:

    But don t you think it s possible that every person is a hero to someone else Addie Schmeeter, Waiting for Normal, P 46 This book was well conceived and executed, and I liked it very much At times, there would be a line or two designed to really make the reader think in several short chapters in a row This is a distinguished contribution to literature It contains something for everyone Kudos The only bad thing about having a good time is when it s over Addie, P 56 Keep crossing But don t you think it s possible that every person is a hero to someone else Addie Schmeeter, Waiting for Normal, P 46 This book was well conceived and executed, and I liked it very much At times, there would be a line or two designed to r...

  9. Ainsley says:

    Wow Long after I forget key plot points and character names, I ll remember the visceral reaction I had to Waiting for Normal Leslie Connor really nails the feeling of a kid forced to grow up too fast and waiting for her family to somehow turn around and be ok If your childhood e...

  10. babyhippoface says:

    Whew Made it through without throwing my iPod through the windshield after hearing the word Mommers for the 89th time Didn t think the iPod would survive this audiobook.That said, I liked this audiobook, it s just that Mommers was making me insane My main gripe about the recording was that the narrator made Addie s voice sound too young for a 12 year old Just my opinion Now on to the story itself.Addie was quite likeable, but I w...